I played Borderlands 1 on Xbox 360, but I'm considering getting Borderlands 2 for PC when it comes out. I know most PC gamers use keyboard and mouse, but I'm more comfortable with console controllers/gamepads. My question is how functional was the gamepad support on the Borderlands PC version? If, for example, I used a 360 controller, would it automatically sync up and work or would it need key-mapping?
The main reason I'm thinking of switching to the PC version, aside from the visual boost ( I have a HIS Radeon HD 6950 graphics card) is that my roommate is a Borderlands fan too, but he doesn't have a 360, he just borrows mine. So if we both get Borderlands 2 for PC, we can do multiplayer without having to deal with split-screen. He's not a PC gamer at all, so he would definitely be using a gamepad as well.
Welcome to the PC gaming master race :D I'm pretty sure that a wired 360 controller is pretty much plug-and-play, aside from maybe having to make a few changes to the key mapping. Of course, we won't really know until BL2 comes out.
I do think you should at least TRY keyboard and mouse though. Just get a mouse that's comfortable under your palm, it doesn't have to be an expensive or even an actual gaming mouse, but as someone who went from a controller (PS3) to keyboard and mouse, I can safely say that I very much prefer a PC setup now. 17:49, August 21, 2011 (UTC)